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Player - Gordon "Gogie" Stewart

Born: Vancouver, B.C., January 6, 1929. Died: Coquitlam, B.C. May 12, 2003.Gordon Gogie Stewart

Played four times for Canada. Clubs: Vancouver St. Andrews, Vancouver City, Westminster Royals, Everton. He was a member of Canada's first World Cup team in 1957 appearing in all four games against the United States and Mexico. He also toured the Soviet Union with the national team in 1960 and at the end of the tour played games in England and Scotland. In 1956 he was a member of the Canadian team that played Moscow Locomotive in Toronto. During his career he appeared in six national Challenge Cup finals winning the trophy three times with Vancouver City in 1950 and with Westminster Royals in 1955 and 1960. He was on the losing side with Vancouver St. Andrews in 1948 and with the Royals in 1952 and 1959. He also played for the B.C. All-Stars 16 times against touring teams including games against Newcastle United, Fulham, AIK Stockholm, Tottenham Hotspur, Northern Ireland, Huddersfield Town, Aberdeen, Moscow Locomotive, Hearts and Leningrad Zenit. Stewart's B.C. career was interrupted in 1953 when he played one season with Everton in England's Football League. Although best known for his accomplishments on the soccer field, he was also a star lacrosse player, an outstanding basketball player and a Golden Gloves boxing champion. Gogie Stewart was inducted in to the B.C. Sports Hall of Fame in 1988.